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The synod fathers issued this appeal for peace at the end of the three-week family synod

If the whole Church embraced the synod process it would mark the ‘end of judging’, says Bishop of Ghent

God’s gift of freedom means people must not be afraid to use it, the Pope said

The Pope compared the efforts of athletes with Christians striving to get to heaven

Cardinal Nichols says the gathering has helped ‘break open’ the Church’s Eurocentrism

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Cardinal Oswald Gracias said that the synod was not about ‘making doctrine’

Francis announces new dicastery at session of the family synod

Concern about security is growing following the bombing of three churches

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